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  • Executive Board Changes at Endress+Hauser

    January 7, 2016

    The Endress+Hauser Group is making personnel changes at the top. Dr. Gerhard Jost, a member of the executive board, retired at the end of 2015. Dr. Manfred Jagiella has joined the group’s top management panel. On 1 June 2016, Michael Ziesemer will move to the company’s supervisory board...

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  • ISA Names 2016 President

    January 7, 2016

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces James Keaveney as its 2016 President. In this position, Keaveney will work with Society leaders and staff to increase awareness of the value and relevance of the ISA brand and build on ISA’s proven range of capabilities and...

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  • Accurately Measuring Dry Bulk Solids

    January 4, 2016

    From the plastics in your smart phone to the fertilizer used to grow the fruits and vegetables you eat every day, dry bulk solids are the building blocks for many of the items that shape the world around us. The industries that create these products (the fertilizers, the plastics, the food products...

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  • Non-Contact Radar Instrument for Level Measurement

    December 23, 2015

    The Optiwave 6300 C radar device is ideal for solid measurement, specifically designed for measuring the uneven surface of silo contents. It measures powder, granulates, and bulk solids in buffer silos, hoppers, bulk storage containers, and on conveyor belts. Its versatile design makes it suitable...

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  • Intelligent Controller Eliminates Manual Baghouse Rounds

    December 18, 2015

    B-PAC series of baghouse performance analyzers and controllers offer a combination of features to help dust collector operators reduce operating costs, minimize maintenance rounds, eliminate visual inspections, and meet EPA or OSHA compliance simultaneously. The controllers tightly integrate...

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  • Cybersecurity Solutions Vital for Manufacturing’s Survival

    December 18, 2015

    International Society of Automation (ISA) executive director Patrick Gouhin delivered a keynote address, entitled, “Utilizing an Operational Technologies Approach to Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk” at the Cybersecurity Conference in Raleigh, NC, December 15, which was co-hosted by the US...

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  • New Weighing Electronics for Batching, Filling Processes

    December 16, 2015

    The Siwarex WP251 weighing module is a flexible solution for batching and filling processes with Simatic S7-1200, and can also be operated independently and used in stand-alone mode without a CPU. It comes with four digital inputs, four digital outputs, one analog output, an Ethernet port (Modbus...

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  • 3D Scanners for Bulk Solid Level, Volume Measurement

    December 15, 2015

    The Rosemount 5708 Series of 3D solids scanners offers continuous measurement of level, volume, and mass of bulk solids and powders in large vessels, bins, and silos. The new series uses acoustic measurement and 3D mapping technologies to provide accurate results even when measuring uneven or...

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  • The Application of FOUNDATION Fieldbus Research

    December 15, 2015

    The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the publication of Applying FOUNDATION Fieldbus, a new book that serves as a comprehensive and practical guide to the theory, engineering, and implementation of FOUNDATION Fieldbus in process control systems. Authored by Bharat Ratilal (B...

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  • Pneumatic Sieving Webinar Announced

    December 14, 2015

    Accurately determining the particle size distribution of incoming materials and confirming the specifications of final product is imperative in any powder processing application. Pneumatic sieving offers an efficient and economical technique for analyzing materials with a high level of accurate and...

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